Introducing: The Austens

To best enjoy this post, please be sure to first read A Family History of the Austens

Welcome to the Austen family! Their father, Jack Austen, is a hardworking, self-made, immigrant who started a family real estate company. Some …

A Family History of the Austens

Welcome to the story of the Austens — made-up people with a wild accumulation of fictional (but factual) circumstances that raise all kinds of probate and fiduciary litigation issues. What potential problems do you spot here? What are the arguments …

New Year’s Resolution – Try To Avoid Probate Litigation

As 2020 comes to a close, we suggest a New Year’s resolution that will benefit you, your family, and your hard-earned assets: try to avoid probate litigation. Taking a few steps now will save your loved ones stress and agony …

Happy Holidays!

On behalf of the production team at Beyond the Will, we’d like to thank you for checking in and reading along this year. From COVID-19 impacts and updates to the trials and tribulations of our fictional Smith and Alexander families, …